General Meeting In accordance with the Companies Act the Shareholders' General Meeting is the Company's highest decision-making body. At the General Meeting, shareholders exercise their voting rights on key issues, such as the adoption of the income statement and balance sheet, the appropriation of retained profits, the discharge of the Board and CEO, election of directors and auditors and remuneration to the Board of Directors and auditors. In accordance with the Articles of Association a notice is published to summon the Annual General Meeting or Extraordinary General Meeting in Post- och Inrikes Tidningar and on the Company's website, as well as in a simultaneous ad in the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet that notice has been given. The right to attend the General MeetingAll shareholders who are directly registered in the register of Euroclear Sweden AB no later than five working days before the meeting and who has notified the Company of their intention to participate in the meeting (with possible assistants) no later than the date and time specified in the notice of meeting, are entitled to attend the General Meeting and vote for the number of shares they hold. Shareholders may attend the meeting in person or by proxy, and may also be assisted by a maximum of two people. Normally, shareholders can register for the meeting in several different ways, as indicated in the notice. Proxy form for participation in the Annual General Meeting through assistant. Initiative of shareholdersShareholders wishing to have matters considered at the meeting must submit a written request to the Board. Requests should normally have been received by the Board no later than seven weeks before the General Meeting.